Burglary reports in Fulwood, Ingol and Ashton-on-Ribble trigger arrest

Posted on - 14th May, 2024 - 3:58pm | Author - | Posted in - Ashton-on-Ribble, Crime, Fulwood, Ingol, Preston News
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A 51-year-old man from Preston has been arrested after reports of burglary and attempted burglary across Fulwood, Ingol and Ashton-on-Ribble over the weekend.

Preston Police said they were called around 4.30pm on Sunday 12 May to a property in Fulwood to reports of a man entering the house through an unlocked door.

A second report then came in from Ashton-on-Ribble. In both cases nothing was taken when the man was challenged and left the property.

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Police then say they were called around 7.10pm to a house in Ingol to reports a man had distracted the victim by asking for a glass of water. A wallet was then taken from the house.

The suspect remains in custody and was arrested on suspicion of burglary.

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